How Often Do You Need to Change Your CPAP Supplies?
Upkeep of your CPAP machine and its parts is one of the most important additions to your daily/weekly routine. In just a few steps, you can maintain the longevity of your supplies and ensure you’re maximizing your CPAP therapy. You’ll also avoid the potential hazards of using dirty CPAP supplies, including harmful airborne dander and bacteria that thrive in moisture.
Yes, if you stay on top of the recommended replacement schedule for the parts of your CPAP machine, you will see the benefits of CPAP therapy. However, there are circumstances that lead to faster deterioration of hoses and filters, which will need to be replaced more often.
Here is how to know when your CPAP hoses and filters are dirty.
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Just like you can gauge the color of many surfaces to determine if it’s dirty, the same goes for your CPAP tubing and air filters. A lot of CPAP machines have white reusable filters, so you can quickly see the accumulation of dust, dirt, pet hair or dander that gets blocked to provide you with clean air. These filters should be replaced every two weeks or sooner if you notice discoloration.
Tubing does not discolor as easily, but it can develop discolored spots due to minerals found in standard tap water. This is why the hoses should be cleaned weekly in a bath of warm water and ammonia-free mild dish soap and then hung to dry.
This is unique to CPAP hoses and can be similar to the discoloration described above. Hard water, which varies depending on your geographical region, deposits small amounts of minerals that can alter the state of tubing when the tubing is repeatedly exposed to it. It is more likely that the hoses will become cloudy, so inspect them for small holes or tears that compromise your air quality while using your CPAP machine.
Slime or Buildup
The moisture in your CPAP machine makes its interior highly prone to sprouting mold, mildew and other deadly bacteria because that environment is an ideal breeding ground. Worst case scenario, you find slime or another kind of buildup in your CPAP tubing, but it would more likely be in your water chamber.
If you’re experiencing symptoms of the common cold but don’t necessarily feel sick, a dirty CPAP machine might be to blame. Whether your hoses have developed holes or tears or your air filter is caked with debris, something is keeping you from breathing clean and appropriately pressured air. You could experience anything from a runny nose to a full respiratory infection that would not go away until you’ve replaced the culprit part of your CPAP machine.
Avoid the Risk
Experts advise cleaning your CPAP mask and water humidifier every day, so take that time to also check the other parts of your CPAP machine for discoloration, cloudiness or holes. Follow the recommended cleaning and replacement schedules, and have backup parts on hand in case of emergencies. Being prepared and proactive is the key to avoiding the risks, and it’s worth taking the extra time.
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Monthly CPAP Club is a new approach to delivering a regular and scheduled shipment of all your CPAP supplies for one low monthly cost.
We charge you a small monthly free and deliver a fresh CPAP mask, tubes, filters and cushions to your door every 3 months.
We work with the major manufacturers to provide a selection of the most popular CPAP masks, cushions, tubing, filters and other accessories.
You get one shipment with all the CPAP supplies you’ll need for the next three months and you just pay one low, monthly payment.
Monthly CPAP Club lets you know when it’s time to change your filters, clean your mask and tubing. Three months after your first order, we’ll let you know (via email) that it’s time to replace your CPAP supplies, and we will ship out a package with a replacement mask, tubing, and filters for your CPAP machine, all including in your monthly fee.
Every package allows you to choose your preferred style of CPAP mask and the brand, make and model you prefer. You have the choice of standard tubing or heated tubing. You have the option for extended tubing options with heated tubing. Every package also includes cushions for the mask and filters for your machine
We need to know which CPAP breathing machine you use so we can send you the correct filters. Filters are specific to machines.
If you don’t see your CPAP breathing machine model listed, please contact us at [email protected]. Please include the make and model of CPAP breathing machine you use.
We do support many machines. The most popular machines are listed right now and more will be added as we grow.
In the mean time, let us know which machines you use so we get you the correct filters.
Monthly CPAP Club currently offers Resmed, Respironics, and Fisher & Paykel CPAP products. We can accommodate certain other brands when requested by email. Please let us know by emailing us at [email protected] or submit a request online.
Our goal at Monthly CPAP Club is to offer all the necessary CPAP supplies for good sleep hygiene in simple, scheduled quarterly shipments.
We want the program to be even easier for the end user to afford with a monthly payment.
When you sign up for a package with Monthly CPAP Club, you will be charged the monthly package amount ranging from $30 and up, depending on your preferences.
We will ship out a package within 1 business day of your order with all the CPAP supplies you’ll need to properly treat your sleep apnea with clean and effective supplies.
The next scheduled shipment for your account will commence 3 months after your initial first shipment. We’ll send you an email your next delivery is on the way.
The best part about Monthly CPAP Club for those living with sleep apnea is that CPAP supplies are one less thing you’ll have to regularly order, schedule or pick up. We ship you the supplies you’ll need for the next three months and ship you another package in three months will all new and fresh CPAP supplies.
We do sell most of the popular and newest CPAP machines. Although we do not list many of the machines on our Monthly CPAP Club site, we can process orders for machines via email for existing subscribers and over the phone for new users.
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